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Nancy Pelosi

  1. impeachment
    Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump As Alternative to ImpeachmentIt’s apparently all or nothing on impeachment for the House.
  2. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Donald Trump and the Art of the LieHe is a con man of surpassing brilliance and conviction — and that is a profound danger to our democracy.
  3. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Trump and Biden Are Just Grumpy Old MenThe split-screen duel between the septuagenarians has been fun in its way — but also kind of pathetic.
  4. vision 2020
    Why the House Probably Won’t Flip in 2020The House bears watching because Democrats are holding a lot of districts Trump carried in 2016, but so far signs are good for Pelosi’s team.
  5. the national interest
    Pelosi Wants Trump to Go to Prison. Here’s How It Could Happen.Five potential crimes Trump could be charged with after leaving office.
  6. impeachment
    Will Pushing for Impeachment Make It More Popular?There’s some evidence that impeachment proceedings against Nixon damaged his popularity, but it’s unclear if the same would happen to Trump today.
  7. psy ops
    Pelosi: ‘Drunk’ Facebook Video Somehow Russia’s FaultThe House Speaker called out Facebook for allowing the video to remain up.
  8. impeachment
    Does Trump Want to Be Impeached?Is the president one step ahead of his opponents?
  9. high drama
    Trump v. Pelosi: Anatomy of a FeudA timeline of the president’s ongoing fight with the Speaker of the House
  10. sigur rós
    Nancy Pelosi Slowed Down 800 Percent Is Hauntingly BeautifulWhat happens when you slow down audio of the House Speaker even more?
  11. mueller time
    Schiff–DOJ Deal for Mueller Documents Slows Down Impeachment MomentumNancy Pelosi may have obtained a temporary reprieve from pressure to initiate impeachment proceedings against a stonewalling president.
  12. satire
    As Trump Sics Raptors on House, Pelosi Warns Impeachment Would Be a DistractionPelosi shares her members’ concerns about Trump’s dino clones, but says impeachment would distract from their message on Gym Membership Tax Credits.
  13. reading the signs
    As Older Women Fight Trump, Hollywood Hands Them Pom-PomsIt’s not a coincidence.
  14. vision 2020
    Democrats: Trump’s GOP Is a Threat to Democracy – So We Better Play NicePelosi and Biden argue that the GOP is breaking our democracy – and therefore, Democrats must not impeach Trump or give up on bipartisanship.
  15. impeachment
    Does Congress Need Impeachment Hearings to Investigate Trump?An argument for impeachment that’s gaining strength: It’s the only way to force the release of information central to congressional investigations.
  16. vision 2020
    How Worried Should Democrats Be That Trump Won’t Concede?If he loses in 2020, he’ll likely contest the results. Intelligencer staffers debate how much that matters.
  17. vision 2020
    Jerry Falwell Jr. Wants to Extend Trump’s Term by Two Years As ‘Reparations’Trump retweeted the suggestion, adding to fears that he and his fans may dismiss any 2020 defeat as a “coup.”
  18. vision 2020
    Why Democrats Will Almost Certainly Hold the House in 2020If history is any guide, Republicans could make House gains in 2020, but not enough to regain control.
  19. impeachment
    Democratic Voter Support for Impeachment Cooling As Fight for It Heats UpDemocratic rank-and-file support for impeachment proceedings was higher last August than now, though that could change again.
  20. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Appeasement of Donald TrumpThe angry king is banking every concession and, empowered and emboldened, getting more aggressive and more power hungry.
  21. impeachment
    Elizabeth Warren Comes Out for ImpeachmentWhere Warren leads, will other candidates follow — and will House Democrats be taken where they have so far refused to go?
  22. mueller time
    Trump Deserves Impeachment. But Should the Democrats Do It?Yes, Mueller seems to have provided an “impeachment referral.” But it remains risky and perhaps unnecessary this close to the 2020 election.
  23. mueller time
    On Obstruction of Justice, Mueller Punted to Congress and the 2020 ElectorateMueller strongly suggested that impeachment or electoral defenestration is the only remedy for the misconduct he documents.
  24. rhetoric
    Ilhan Omar Is Facing Death Threats. It’s Good That Democrats Are Defending Her.The Atlantic’s David Frum argues that Democrats are making a strategic mistake by rallying behind Ilhan Omar.
  25. democrats
    Safe Districts Exist to Produce Insurgents Like AOC — and Leaders Like PelosiSo far AOC has done nothing to threaten her party other than asking Democrats to consider a more aggressive and expansive agenda.
  26. ilhan omar
    Pelosi Requests More Security for Ilhan Omar Following Trump’s 9/11 AttackMeanwhile, Sarah Sanders said on Sunday that Trump’s Islamophobic attack was a “good thing.”
  27. vision 2020
    White Working-Class Yoga Devotee Tim Ryan Joins Crowded 2020 FieldRyan’s unconventional and sometimes conservative record makes him a hard sell, but if Democrats get obsessed with the heartland, he’ll get a listen.
  28. health care
    Bernie Sanders Won’t Support House Democrats’ Plan to Strengthen ObamacareThe senator said he doesn’t support the House bill, suggesting he’s heading toward trying to make single-payer health care a Democratic litmus test.
  29. health care
    Democrats Respond to Trump Attack on Obamacare With Their Own Plan to Protect ItPelosi and House Democrats are trying to redraw the health-care battle lines to where they were in the midterms, to their benefit.
  30. impeachment
    The Impeachment Option Grows DimThings could change if the administration refuses to release the full Mueller report. But in likelihood, the fight to remove Trump will move to 2020.
  31. bipartisanship
    House Republicans Accuse Dems of Sabotaging Bipartisan BillsPelosi’s caucus is allegedly denying vulnerable GOP moderates the opportunity to support bipartisan bills. Let’s hope that’s true.
  32. the national interest
    Republicans: Pelosi Won’t Impeach Because She Knows Trump Is InnocentThat is not actually why Pelosi opposes impeachment.
  33. veto bait
    12 GOP Senators Join With Democrats to Reject Trump’s Emergency DeclarationTrump will veto the resolution of disapproval, but his inability to keep Republican senators in line is a major embarrassment.
  34. impeachment
    Intelligencer Chat: Should Democrats Impeach President Trump?Nancy Pelosi has signaled her hesitance on the matter. Is she making a mistake?
  35. impeachment
    Why Pelosi’s Anti-Impeachment Stand Makes SenseWithout a massive public opinion shift, initiating impeachment proceedings will just inflame Republicans and mislead Democrats.
  36. politics
    Pelosi, AOC Warn Moderate Democrats to Stop Voting With the GOPThe spat over gun-vote defections shows Pelosi may have to choose between imposing party discipline on moderates, or moving fewer “messaging” bills.
  37. transit woes
    The Battle Over High-Speed Rail Money Is Part of Trump’s War on CaliforniaTrump’s focus on the California high-speed rail project curtailed by Governor Gavin Newsom is about more than his desire to recoup some federal money.
  38. national emergency declaration
    Can Congress Stop Trump’s State of Emergency Declaration?Congress can pass a joint resolution ending the state of emergency, but it would have to be veto-proof to stick.
  39. last night on late night
    Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer Discover Joys of Trash Talk During SNL Victory LapLet’s see those claps!
  40. national emergency declaration
    Trump Counting on Supreme Court to Vindicate His Emergency DeclarationTrump did the legal case for his emergency declaration no good in his rambling press appearance announcing it.
  41. the national interest
    Democrats Need an Ambitious Climate Plan. The Green New Deal Isn’t It.Why the much-hyped plan fails on policy and politics.
  42. border wall
    For Lack of Anything Better to Do, Congress Resumes Border NegotiationsWheeling and dealing on border-security appropriations are pointless unless Trump gets involved or decides to take matters into his own hands.
  43. politics
    The Moment Trump Didn’t Expect at the State of the UnionDemocratic congresswomen stole his attempt at enthusiasm for women at work.
  44. state of the union address
    Abolish the State of the Union AddressRather than delivering a delayed address that won’t change anyone’s border wall stance, Trump should have seized the chance to end a dumb tradition.
  45. government shutdown
    Trump ‘Cucked’ Up the Government ShutdownRed America’s alpha male just picked a fight with a liberal septuagenarian woman — and lost. If anything can alienate Trump’s base, it’s that.
  46. politics
    Glad the Shutdown’s Over? Thank WorkersThe labor movement deserves credit for helping end the government shutdown.
  47. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Has Officially Outplayed Donald TrumpShe won the battle of the State of the Union.
  48. state of the union address
    Trump Blinks First in State of the Union Standoff With Nancy PelosiHe says he’ll give the speech after the shutdown ends.
  49. state of the union address
    Pelosi to Trump: No State of the Union Until You’ve Cleaned Up Your MessIf the president doesn’t end his shutdown by next Tuesday, the Speaker won’t let him onto her podium.
  50. government shutdown
    Shutdown Pushes Trump’s Disapproval to All-Time High in Two PollsSeventy percent of voters say a border wall isn’t worth a shutdown. A supermajority backs Pelosi’s plan to reopen the government without wall funding.
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